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    110 killed, 350 injured in India`s temple fire
    Apr10

    110 killed, 350 injured in India`s temple fire

    At least 110 people were killed and scores injured when unauthorized fireworks show at a temple in Kerala set off blasts and a blaze early on Sunday, in yet another accident blamed on safety norms violations at places of worship in India, an Indian English-language daily newspaper Hindustan Times reported.The tragedy at Puttingal Devi temple in...

    German Foreign Minister hopes for Russia`s return to G8
    Apr10

    German Foreign Minister hopes for Russia`s return to G8

    Russia may return to the Group of Eight (G8) but only on particular conditions, Foreign Minister of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier told the German press agency DPA on Sunday on the verge of G7 foreign ministers meeting starting today in Hiroshima, Russian news agency TASS reported.”I would not like the G7 format to be a long-term one; we need to...

    110 killed, 350 injured in India`s temple fire
    Apr10

    110 killed, 350 injured in India`s temple fire

    At least 110 people were killed and scores injured when unauthorized fireworks show at a temple in Kerala set off blasts and a blaze early on Sunday, in yet another accident blamed on safety norms violations at places of worship in India, an Indian English-language daily newspaper Hindustan Times reported.The tragedy at Puttingal Devi temple in...

    Most Rada factions back idea of setting up commission to probe into Poroshenko`s offshore companies – media
    Apr09

    Most Rada factions back idea of setting up commission to probe into Poroshenko`s offshore companies – media

    Leaders of parliament factions say they are ready to vote for the establishment of an Investigative Commission to inquire into the financial operations of President Petro Poroshenko and his assets with offshore companies, according to ZN.ua.Chairman of the People`s Front faction Maksym Burbak said that his political force would vote in favor of...

    Ukraine, China agree to push forward cooperation in space sector
    Apr09

    Ukraine, China agree to push forward cooperation in space sector

    Ukraine and China have ratified a program on bilateral cooperation in the space sector for the 2016-2020 period, the State Space Agency of Ukraine (SSAU) said Friday, according to Shaghai Daily citing Xinhua.”The document covers 71 projects in the space sphere,” Nataliya Borotkanych, the SSAU`s spokesperson, told Xinhua, Shangai Daily reported.In...

    Turkey expects over 10% more tourists from Ukraine
    Apr09

    Turkey expects over 10% more tourists from Ukraine

    The head of the Hoteliers Association of Turkey (T?ROB), Timur Bay?nd?r, said a double-digit increase will be seen in the number of Ukrainian tourists in 2016, adding that around 700,000 Ukrainians visited Turkey last year, according to Hurryiet Daily NewsHe noted many tour operators of Turkish origin with operations obstructed in Russia were...

    Fines for bribery smaller than bribes in Ukraine: Transparency Intl
    Apr09

    Fines for bribery smaller than bribes in Ukraine: Transparency Intl

    Despite the loud statements of the Ukrainian authorities on active corruption counteraction, there is still a significant increase in the amounts of bribes in Ukraine, according to a report by Transparency International Ukraine.”Last year an average size of a bribe was UAH 40,000, while corrupt officials took UAH 30,000 in 2014. Total sum of...

    Iceland coalition wins confidence vote amid Panama leak furor: Blooomberg
    Apr09

    Iceland coalition wins confidence vote amid Panama leak furor: Blooomberg

    Iceland`s government defeated a no-confidence vote triggered by the Panama leaks affair after sacrificing its prime minister to public outrage and promising an early election, according to Bloomberg.As protesters gathered outside parliament for the fifth day of demonstrations, the ruling coalition of Progressive and Independence parties on Friday...

    OSCE SMM says already on ”mirror” patrol near Avdiyivka, Yasinuvata
    Apr09

    OSCE SMM says already on ”mirror” patrol near Avdiyivka, Yasinuvata

    Special monitoring mission in Ukraine of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says it has been conducting ”mirror” patrolling of the area of ??hostilities between the towns of Avdiyivka and Yasinuvata in Donetsk region, according to a posting on the organization`s website.”In response to Ukrainian side call to the OSCE to...

    Nord Stream 2 is a Russian ”Trojan Horse” for EU – Naftogaz CEO
    Apr09

    Nord Stream 2 is a Russian ”Trojan Horse” for EU – Naftogaz CEO

    The construction of the second branch of the Nord Stream-2 pipeline, lobbied by the Russian gas monopoly Gazprom, can become Russia`s ”Trojan horse” for the European Union, according to Naftogaz CEO Andriy Kobolev who spoke at the ”Nord Stream 2 – Energy Union at the Crossroads” conference held in the European Parliament this week. ”Like...

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